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Webster County Establishes Conservation Area - FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Young hunters will have a special opportunity thanks to the generosity of a Webster County family. The Fort Dodge Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/1nn6bsu) Donald Seltz and his family decided to sell 75 acres of land to the county for $1,000 per acre. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Webster County establishes conservation area - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA - FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Young hunters will have a special opportunity thanks to the generosity of a Webster County family. The Fort Dodge Messenger reports ( http://bit.ly/1nn6bsu ) Donald Seltz and his family decided to sell 75 acres of land to the county for $1,000 per acre. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

HELEN LOUISE HALL - Helen Louise Hall, 87, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Simpson Health Center. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wedn-esday, April 16, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with the Rev. Nathan Peitsch presiding. - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Husske promoted to sergeant - The Fort Dodge City Council approved the promotion of Cory Husske to police sergeant at Monday night's meeting. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Michigan firm recommended for downtown parking study - After planning for a downtown parking study for months, Fort Dodge officials are getting ready to hire a firm to do the work. The Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District board recommended on Tuesday that Rich and Associates Inc. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

FD Police contract OK'd by city council - A new contract with unionized police officers in Fort Dodge was approved by the City Council on Monday. The pact with Public Professional and Maintenance Employees Local 2003 is for the period from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Thompson gets people around town - Erin Thompson says she loves to help people and she knows just about every street in Fort Dodge. That's why she's found her ideal job behind the wheel of a Dodger Area Rapid Transit bu. - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

JOHN R. NORDSTROM - John R. Nordstrom, 58, of Fort Dodge passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Chapel of Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home and 10:30 a. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Teen pleads guilty to stabbing at school dance - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA - FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A teenager has pleaded guilty to stabbing another teen at a Fort Dodge Senior High homecoming dance. The Fort Dodge Messenger reports ( http://bit.ly/1kkxeqT ) 18-year-old Max Bly pleaded guilty Monday to the Oct. 5, 2013, stabbing of Lucas Fiala. - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

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